Komphela grateful for Motaung support

2016-12-19 19:01
Steve Komphela (Supplied)

Cape Town - After picking up his first win in seven games, Kaizer Chiefs head coach Steve Komphela says the support he has received from owner Kaizer Motaung has been unbelievable.

With Komphela struggling for results in his second season at the club and still without silverware, local media and club fans have called for him to stepped from his position as manager of Amakhosi.

The former Maritzburg United head coach revealed that the club owner visited the teams dressing room after the game, where they were trailing Polokwane City by one goal at the break - before they picked up a dramatic 3-2 victory at the FNB Stadium on Sunday.

"Our chairman is always the first one at the Village and sometimes is the last one at the Village," he told reporters.

"If there are two training sessions, in between when you go for lunch, the chairman is always there. He is always with you.

"He is a a gentleman. Sometimes the chairman says something, he will engage with you in a manner, you will feel goodness me, there is no other thing, maybe panic, but there is never panic.

"He does engage a lot, even after the match [against City] like as usual, he will come and be there and be part of us," he added. "If there is anything that he feels and you can feel that he is giving inspiration even now.

"He had a small talk with the team and appreciated the second-half performance. He said we rectified the first half which our people did not deserve, the character and the fighting spirit."

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